Monday, March 26, 2018

ALEXANDER, FRASER, BAMFORD and KREITMAIR Family Histories



ALEXANDER FAMILY IN FORGUE, ABERDEENSHIRE.

John ALEXANDER, born at Forgue, Aberdeenshire, January 1784; died at Drumdollo, Forgue, between 1841 and 1851; he was married at Forgue, 8 March 1810, to Isabella IRVINE; she was at Comistry, Forgue, 1841 Census, aged 65+, a lodger with James CRAN (aged 75+, Farmer), together with James and Isabel COCKBURN and their three children; Isabella was at Frendraught, Forgue, 1851 Census, aged 77, living with her son-in-law James COCKBURN and his family; John and Isabella had issue:
1. Isabella ALEXANDER, baptised at Forgue, 24 July 1810; she married James COCKBURN; he was at Comistry, 1841 Census, aged 35+, Agricultural Labourer, with his wife, three children; he was at Frendraught, Forgue, 1851 Census, aged 47, Agricultural Labourer, born Tyrie, Aberdeenshire, with wife Isabella (aged 42, born Forgue), their son and his mother-in-law; they had issue:
     a. James COCKBURN, born about 1828; aged 12, with his parents, 1841 Census.
     b. Margaret COCKBURN, born about 1836; aged 4, with her parents, 1841 Census.
     c. William COCKBURN, born at Forgue, about 1840; aged 1, with his parents, 1841 Census; aged 10, with his parents, 1851 Census.
2. John ALEXANDER, born at Ythan Wells, Forgue, 1 August 1812, and baptised 11 August; Blacksmith in Drumdollo; at Drumdollo, Forgue, 1841 Census, aged 25+, Blacksmith, with wife; at Drumdollo, Forgue, 1851 Census, aged 38, Master Blacksmith (employing 2 men), with wife and four children; at Moss-side, Drumdollo, 1871 Census, aged 58, Blacksmith, with wife, son and nephew Alexander ALEXANDER (aged 8, Scholar, born in Forgue); John was at Smithycroft, Forgue, 1881 Census, aged 68, Blacksmith, with his wife, daughter, grandson and visitor Isabella PIRIE (aged 14, Domestic Servant); he died there 30 June 1887, aged 74 years, and was buried at Drumblade Churchyard, Huntly; he was married at Forgue, 15 December 1838, to Margaret ROBERTSON (born at Gartly, Aberdeenshire, 1819); she was at Forgue, aged 20+ [Ref 194/7/5]; she died at Ythan Wells, 2 December 1892, aged 70; they had issue:
     a. Isabella ALEXANDER, baptized at Forgue, 11 February 1842; died at Hamilton, Ontario, 21 October 1921; she was married to Samuel PIRIE, with issue.
     b. John Wilson ALEXANDER, baptized at Forgue, 12 November 1844.
     c. George ALEXANDER, baptized at Forgue, 14 February 1847. See [A] below.
     d. Elspeth ALEXANDER, born in 1849; she died in July 1855, aged 6 years.
     e. Alexander ALEXANDER, baptized at Forgue, 22 July 1854.
3. Christian ALEXANDER, baptised at Forgue, 19 September 1814.
4. James ALEXANDER, baptised at Forgue, 11 January 1817.
5. George ALEXANDER, baptised at Forgue, 29 April 1819.
6. Margaret ALEXANDER, baptised at Forgue, 15 June 1821.
7. Helen ALEXANDER, baptised at Forgue, 13 February 1824; at Forgue, 1841 Census, aged 15+ [Ref 194/7/5]; she died in 1902.
8. Colin ALEXANDER, baptised at Forgue, 27 February 1829; at Forgue, 1841 Census, aged 12 [Ref 194/7/5].
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DUFTAN (DUFFTON) FAMILY IN ABERDEENSHIRE.

Theodore DUFTAN, baptised at Forgue, 23 February 1774, son of Robert DUFTON; Blacksmith in Monelley (or Moneller), Parish of Forgue; at Forgue, 1841 Census, aged 65+, with wife and two children Ref 194/7/1]; he was married to Isabella ANDREW; she was probaby at Forgue, 1851 Census, aged 76, with her son Robert [Ref 194/6/5]; they had issue, including:
1. Alexander DUFTAN (or DUFFTON), baptised at Forgue Aberdeenshire, 1 February 1799, son of Theodore DUFFTAN (and witnessed by George ALEXANDER); at Drumdollo, Forgue, 1841 Census, aged 40+, with wife Eslpeth and four children; at Drumdollo, 1851 Census, aged 42, Farmer of 109 acres, with wife and seven children; he was at Cowie, Forgue, 1861 Census, aged 61 (sic), Late Farmer, with wife; he died at Cowie, District of Ythan Wells, 9 May 1870, aged 71 (parents named in registration); he was married at Forgue, 23 November 1830, to Elspet FORSYTH (born at Forgue, about 1798, daughter of Peter FORSYTH, Farmer in Bogton, and Isabel FORDYCE); Alexander and Elspet had issue:
     a. Alexander DUFTAN, baptised at Forgue, 30 December 1831; aged 10, with his parents, 1841 Census; aged 19, with his parents, 1851 Census; he informed his father's death, 1870.
     b. Isobel DUFTAN, baptised at Forgue, 27 May 1834; aged 5, with her parents, 1841 Census; aged 16, with her parents, 1851 Census.
     c. Robert DUFTAN, baptised at Forgue, 15 September 1837; aged 4, with his parents, 1841 Census; aged 13, with his parents, 1851 Census.
     e. Elspet DUFTAN, baptised at Forgue, 18 November or 7 December 1840; aged 0, with her parents, 1841 Census; aged 10, with her parents, 1851 Census; she married George ALEXANDER. See [A] below.
     f. Margaret Andrew DUFTAN, baptised at Forgue, 1 July 1843; aged 10, with his parents, 1841 Census; aged 7, with her parents, 1851 Census.
     g. Jean DUFTAN, born at Forgue, about 1846; aged 4, with her parents, 1851 Census.
     h. Eliza DUFTAN, born at Forgue, about 1848; aged 2, with her parents, 1851 Census.
2. Theodore DUFTON, baptised at Forgue, 9 February 1803; probably married at Forgue, 30 October 1824, Margaret LEDDINGHAM, with issue..
3. Christian DUFTON, baptised at Forgue, 6 July 1805; probably died young.
4. James DUFTON, baptised at Forgue, 4 November 1808.
5. Isobel DUFTON, baptised at Forgue, 30 April 1811.
6. Margaret DUFTON, baptised at Forgue, 22 October 1813.
7. Robert DUFFTON, baptised at Forgue, 10 July 1815; aged 25+, with his parents, 1841 Census; aged 36, with his mother, 1851 Census.
8. Christian DUFTON, baptised at Forgue, 6 July 1805; aged 15+, with her parents, 1841 Census.
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FAMILY OF GEORGE ALEXANDER AND ELSPIT DUFTON.

[A] George ALEXANDER, born at Ythan Wells, Forgue, about 1847; aged 4, with his parents, 1851 Census; he was at Smithycroft, Forgue, 1881 Census, aged 34, Journeyman Blacksmith, with his wife, four children, and two boarders, Alexander ALEXANDER (aged 45, Journeyman Blacksmith) and Alexander ALEXANDER (aged 18, Apprentice Blacksmith); at Moss Side, Drumdollo, 1891 Census, aged 43, Blacksmith and Crofter, with his wife Elsie, five children and his uncle Alexander ALEXANDER (aged 66, Blacksmith and Cattle Dealer); George was at Headitoon, Drumdollo, Forgue, 1901 Census, aged 52, Farmer and Blacksmith, with his wife Elsie, five children and his uncle Alexander ALEXANDER (aged 73, Blacksmith); he died at Drumdollo, Forgue, 11 August 1926; he was married to Elspet DUFTON (born 1849); she died at Drumdollo, 24 June 1936; they had issue:
1. Jane Dufton ALEXANDER, born in 1874; aged 8, Scholar, with her parents, 1881 Census; aged 18, with her parents, 1891 Census; she died on 11 February 1959, unmarried.
2. George ALEXANDER, born 1877; aged 4, Scholar, with his parents, 1881 Census; probably died young.
3. Margaret R. ALEXANDER, born 1879; aged 2, with her parents, 1881 Census; aged 12, with her parents, 1891 Census; aged 22, with her parents, 1901 Census; died 17 August 1942.
4. James D. ALEXANDER, born 1880; aged 8 months, with his parents, 1881 Census; he died in 1912.
5. Alexander ALEXANDER, born 1882; aged 9, with his parents, 1891 Census; aged 18, with his parents, 1901 Census; died at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, 26 August 1957, aged 75, late of Drumdollo; he married Robina SHAND; she died at Aberdeen, 10 November 1978, aged 89 years; they had issue:
     a. WiIliam David ALEXANDER, born about 1920; he was killed in North Africa, 27 January 1943, aged 22 years.
6. Theodore ALEXANDER, born 1885; aged 7, with his parents, 1891 Census; aged 16, with his parents, 1901 Census; he died at Huntly, 11 August 1960, aged 78, and buried at Drumblade Churchyard [Monumental Inscription]; married Maggie SIMPSON; she died at Huntley, 5 December 1957, aged 87.
7. William ALEXANDER, born at Forgue, 24 March 1890. See [B] below.
8. Colin ALEXANDER, born about 1895; aged 5, with his parents, 1901 Census.
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FRASER FAMILY IN ABERDEENSHIRE.

Thomas FRASER, born at Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, about 1810, son of William FRASER and Ann FRASER (parents recorded on his death registration on the information of his son Thomas); at Boroughmuir, Inverurie, 1851 Census, aged 40, Labourer, with his wife Agnes and four children; Road Contractor (so described in his son Thomas's 1912 death registration); he died at Tavelty, Kintore, 6 January 1860, after the side of a pump well he was digging collapsed on him; he was married at Dariot, Aberdeenshire, 8 November 1840, to Agnes Innes CRAN (baptised at Kiethnall and Kinkell, Aberdeenshire, 24 April 1821, daughter of James CRAN or CRANE, Farmer, and Catharine SANGSTER); Agnes died at West High Street, Inverurie, 23 June 1911, aged 91; they had issue:
1. Isabella FRASER, baptised at Daviot, Aberdeenshire, 4 September 1840.
2. Agnes Innes FRASER, born at Inverurie, 8 September 1842; aged 8, with her parents, 1851 Census; she died at Aberdeen, 24 December 1898; she was married, 23 November 1861, to Robert Valder GREIG.
3. Ann FRASER, born in Aberdeenshire, about 1844; aged 6, with her parents, 1851 Census.
4. Thomas FRASER, born in Aberdeenshire, about 1846. See [B] below.
5. John FRASER, born at Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, about 1848; aged 2, with his parents, 1851 Census
6. Catherine FRASER, born at Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, about 1852; aged 18, with her brother, 1871 Census.
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FOWLER FAMILY IN ABERDEENSHIRE.

Alexander FOWLER, possibly born at Inverurie, 6 November 1796, son of William FOWLER (1751-1802) and Agnes WALKER (1754-1833); however there was (and perhaps) another Alexander who was born at Bellig, Morayshire, and was at Home Farm, Manar, Inverurie, 1851 Census, aged 53, Farm Overseer, with his wife Jane; he was at Glenniston, Culsamond, 1861 Census, aged 38, Coachman and Gamekeeper, with his wife Mary and eight children; he was at Birken Cottage, Inverurie, 1871 Census, aged 74, Retired Farm Overseer, with his wife Jane; he died at Birken Cottage, Manar, Invernesshire [Registration District of Inverurie], 5 October 1872, aged 75 years, the death informed by his son William FOWLER, of Middlemuir, Inverurie, who was present at the death (and an "inmate"), but who did not know the names of his father's parents; Alexander was married at Inverurie, 2 January 1820, to Jean ANGUS (born 1787); she died at Inverurie, 24 January 1876; they had issue:
1. William FOWLER, baptised at Inverurie, 30 April 1820; died there on 20 June 1896.
2. Alexander FOWLER, baptised at Inverurie, 15 December 1821; at Gleniston Cottage, Culsamond, 1851 Census, aged 28, Coachman, with wife Mary and four children; at Stewton Farm, Culsamond, 1871 Census, aged 48, Manager, with wife and six children; he died at Mains of Loanhead, Rayne, Aberdeenshire, 8 June 1892, aged 69, Retired Farm Overseer; he was married at Culsamond, Aberdeenshire, 8 October 1843, to Mary SIM (born about 1823, daughter of William SIM and Barbara SEY); she died before Alexander, in 1892; they had issue:
     a. Jane FOWLER, baptised at Culsamond, 11 March 1843; aged 7, with her parents, 1851 Census; she died in 1922.
     b. Barbara FOWLER, baptised at Culsamond, 28 March 1845; aged 5, with her parents, 1851 Census; aged 15, Pupil Teacher, with her parents, 1861 Census; she died in 1870.
     c. Alexander FOWLER, baptised at Culsamond, 21 January 1847; aged 3, with his parents, 1851 Census; aged 13, Scholar, with his parents, 1861 Census.
     d. William FOWLER, baptised at Culsamond, 10 December 1849; aged 1, with his parents, 1851 Census; aged 11, Scholar, with his parents, 1861 Census; he died in 1916.
     e. Helen FOWLER, baptised at Culsamond, 10 July 1853; aged 7, Scholar, with her parents, 1861 Census; aged 17, with her parents, 1871 Census; she died in 1902.
     g. James FOWLER, born at Culsamond, about 1855; aged 5, Scholar, with his parents, 1861 Census; aged 15, with his parents, 1871 Census; he died in 1892
     h. Mary FOWLER, baptized at Culsamond, Aberdeenshire, 27 April 1857; aged 3, with her parents, 1861 Census; aged 13, Scholar, with her parents, 1871 Census; she married Thomas FRASER. See [B] below.
     j. Duncan J. FOWLER, born at Culsamond, about 1859; aged 1, with his parents, 1861 Census; died young.
     k. Samuel FOWLER, born at Culsamond, about 1861; aged 9, Scholar, with his parents, 1871 Census; informed his father's death, 1892.
     k. Agnes FOWLER, born at Culsamond, about 1863; aged 7, Scholar, with her parents, 1871 Census.
     l. Gordon FOWLER, born at Culsamond, about 1868; aged 2, with his parents, 1871 Census.
3. George FOWLER, baptised at Inverurie, 9 October 1823; died in 1886.
4. James FOWLER, baptised at Inverurie, 1 August 1828; died in 1903.
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FAMILY OF THOMAS FRASER AND MARY FOWLER.

[B] Thomas FRASER; aged 4, with his parents, 1851 Census; he was at Colly Hill, Bourtie, Aberdeenshire, 1861 Census, aged 14, Farm Servant, residing on the farm of Alexander DUGUID and his family; he was at New Street, Kintore, 1871 Census, aged 24, Baker, Master employing two men, with his sister Catherine; at Howthorn Place, Aberdeen Road, Kintore, 1881 Census, aged 34, Municipal treasurer, Baker Master employing two men), with his wife Jane and five children; he was at Clyne, New Machar, 1891 Census, aged 44, Farmer, with second wife Mary, his eight children, and a niece Helen G. Hay FRASER (aged 11, born Edinburgh St George); he was at 2 Elm Bank Terrace, Aberdeen St Machar, 1901 Census, aged 54, Widower, Commercial Traveller, with his seven children and his mother; he died at 47 Elmbank Terrace, Aberdeen, 24 June 1912, aged 65, widower of Jeannie MOIR and of Mary FOWLER, both parents named and deceased, informed by his son Thomas; Thomas Senior was married firstly to Jane MOIR, with issue:
1. Thomas FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1872; aged 8, Scholar, with his parents, 1881 Census; aged 18, Arts Student, with his father, 1891 Census; aged 28, Medical Practitioner, with his father, 1901 Census.
2. Jane A. K. FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1873; aged 7, Scholar, with her parents, 1881 Census; aged 17, with her father, 1891 Census; aged 27, Housekeeper, with her father, 1901 Census.
3. Agnes J. C. FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1875; aged 5, Scholar, with her parents, 1881 Census; aged 15, with her father, 1891 Census.
4. Alexander M. FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1876; aged 4, Scholar, with his parents, 1881 Census; aged 14, Farmer's son, with his father, 1891 Census; aged 24, Carpenter, with his father, 1901 Census.
5. Isabella FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1879; aged 1, with her parents, 1881 Census; aged 11, Scholar, with her father, 1891 Census, as Isobel, aged 21, Assists at Home, with her father, 1901 Census.
Thomas was married secondly, at Kintore, 13 October 1884, to Mary FOWLER; she died at New Machar, 14 March 1893; with further issue:
6. John H. FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1885; aged 5, Scholar, with his parents, 1891 Census.
7. Mary S. F. FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1886; aged 4, with her parents, 1891 Census; aged 14, Scholar, with her father, 1901 Census.
8. Helen Fowler FRASER, born at Kintore, 1888; as Nellie F., aged 2, with her parents, 1891 Census; as Helen F., aged 12, Scholar, with her father, 1901 Census; she was married to William ALEXANDER. See [C] below.
9. Angus F. FRASER, born at Kintore, about 1891; aged 9,Scholar, with his father, 1901 Census.
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FAMILY OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER AND HELEN FOWLER FRASER.

[C] William ALEXANDER, born at Forgue, 24 March 1890 (the year 1889 was recorded in his death registration, on the information of his son Angus); aged 1, with his parents, 1891 Census; aged 11, with his parents, 1901 Census; M.A.; Minister of the United Free Church of Scotland, and a Missionary Teacher in Calcutta, 1916; Minister at Broxburn West, January 1933, when he was translated to Northfield Church, Liberton, Edinburgh [The Scotsman, 18 April]; he preached at the 6.30 p.m. service at Liberton, on Sunday 15 January 1933, as the "... newly inducted Minister of the Congregation," and after the morning (11 a.m.) service had been conducted by "... Rev David REID, D.D., late of Wellesley Square, Calcutta" [The Scotsman, Saturday 14 January]; enrolled on the Edinburgh Voter's List, 1935-36, at Burnhead Manse, Lasswade Road, Liberton, with his wife Mrs Helen ALEXANDER; he preached at the Loughborough Road Church, in November 1941, as ".. a candidate in the vacancy" [Fife Free Press and Kirkcaldy Guardian, Saturday 1 November]; he was at The Manse, Lasswade Road, Liberton, 1945 (son Angus's marriage notice); he appears to have been translated to Inverkeithny in 1949 [Scottish Records Society, 1989, page 284]; he died at the Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, 6 April 1966, aged 77; he was married at Duff Church, Calcutta, 7 November 1916, to Helen Fowler FRASER (born at Kintore, 7 December 1888); she was a Nurse, in Calcutta, 1916; she died at Aberdeen, 9 December 1968; they had issue:
     a. Angus Fraser ALEXANDER, born in Calcutta, 23 November 1918; M.B. Edinburgh, and F.R.C.S.; he went to Grand Falls, Newfoundland, in 1951; he retired from his Medical Practice there in 1974.


[Dr ALEXANDER, attending a Legion Commemoration at Grand Falls-Windsor, 
Newfoundland, sometime between 1973 and 1981. 
Image courtesy of the www.lanephotography.com web-site.]

Angus later returned to Aberdeenshire, where he died in 2007; he was married to Helen Patricia BAMFORD; with issue.
     b. Ian George ALEXANDER, born 20 September 1920; died at Aberdeen, 14 February 2005, aged 84 years; married with issue.
     c. Mary ALEXANDER; living in 2005.
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YERL FAMILY IN STAFFORDSHIRE.

John YERL, born about 1759; Farmer; he died at Penkridge, Staffordshire, in 1831, and was buried at Hammerwich; he was married at Lichfield St Michael, 21 December 1793, to Patience JONES; she died at Bednal, Staffordshire, in 1829; they had issue:
1. Sarah YERL, born in Staffordshire about 1794; she died in 1858; she was married on 6 September 1814 to William MANN; he was at Doxey, Staffordshire, 1851 Census, Widower, aged 60, Farmer, born Hammerwich, with his son John, grand-daughter Sarah Ann HOWES (aged 3), and his cousin Maria MANN (aged 48, Unmarried, Housekeeper); he died at Doxey on 4 April 1865; they had issue:
     a. John MANN, baptised at Farewell St Bartholomew, Staffordshire, 14 April 1815; he was at Doxey, 1841 Census, aged 26, Farmer, with his two siblings.
     b. Ann MANN, baptised at Farewell St Bartholomew, 26 June 1817; she was aged 20+, with her brother, 1841 Census.
     c. Charles MANN, baptised at Farewell St Bartholomew, 3 January 1820.
     d. William Augustus MANN, born at Cannock, and baptised at Farewell St Bartholomew, 31 December 1821; he was aged 15+, with his brother, 1841 Census; he was at Ingleby, Derbyshire, 1861 Census, aged 39, Unmarried, Farmer of 126 acres, with his aunt Elizabeth YERL (aged 65, Housekeeper); he died on 9 July 1893.
2. Elizabeth YERL, born at Hammerwich, 1795; she was aged 65, Housekeeper, 1861 Census, residing with her nephew William Augustus MANN; she died in 1865.
3. Ann YERL, born in Staffordshire, about 1799; she was married at Penkridge, 22 June 1826, to William TAYLOR.
4. Patience YERL, born in Staffordshire, about 1801; she died at Bideford in 1838.
5. John YERL, born at Hammerwich, 1803; he was at Salop Street, Wolverhampton, 1851 Census, aged 48, Provision Dealer, with his wife Mary (aged 56) and daughter; he was aged 56, an Assistant Size Maker, 1861 Census, residing with his son-in-law and family; he was a Widower, aged 68, Annuitant, 1871 Census, residing with his son William; he died in January 1877, and was buried at St Mary's, Handsworth, 29 January; he was married in Lichfield St Mary, 1824, to Mary CLIFFORD; they had issue:
     a. John Clifford YERL, born at Butter Hill, Penkridge, Staffordshire, in 1826; Hairdresser, of st John Street, Lichfield, 1961 Census; he died in 1883.
     b. Hannah Clifford YERL, born at Butter Hill, Penkridge, 1828; she married Charles BAMFORD. See next below.
     c. Mary Ann YERL, born at Butter Hill, 1829; aged 30, with her husband, 1861 Census; she died at Birmingham in 1889; she was married at Aston St Paul, 13 June 1848, to James GRETTON; he was at Lower Trinity Street, Aston, Birmingham, 1861 Census, Size and Glue Maker, aged 34, born in Birmingham, with his wife Mary A., three children, two servants, and his father-in-law; James and Mary Ann had issue:
          i. Clifford GRETTON, born in Birmingham, about 1851; aged 9, Scholar, with his parents, 1861 Census.
          ii. Agnes GRETTON, born in Birmingham, about 1852; aged 8, Scholar, with his parents, 1861 Census; aged 18, with her uncle William,YERL, 1871 Census.
          iii. Clara GRETTON, born in Birmingham, about 1854; aged 6, Scholar, with his parents, 1861 Census.
     d. William YERL, born in Staffordshire, about 1831; he was at Ten Acres Lane, Newton, Lancashire, 1871 Census, aged 39, painter, with his second wife Sarah (aged 32, born at Brierley Hill, Staffordshire), his daughter, his widowered father, and his niece Agnes GRETTON; William died in Chester in 1887; he was married firstly, at Burton-upon-Trent, 1854, to Ellen KEMP, and had issue:
          i. Mary Louisa YERL, born in 1855; aged 15, Cotton Winder, with her father, 1871 Census.
          ii. John Clifford YERL, born in 1857
          iii. William Walter YERL, born in 1860.
William was married secondly at Amblecote, 1862, to Sarah BYWATER.
     e. Elizabeth YERL, born in Staffordshire, about 1837; she was aged 13, Scholar, with her parents, 1851 Census; she married James BURRIDGE.
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BAMFORD FAMILY IN STAFFORDSHIRE.

James BAMFORD, born in Staffordshire, about 1798; Brass Annealer, at Oakamon, Cheadle, Staffordshire, 1841 Census, aged 50+, with wife Ann and three children; he was married at Cheadle, 4 Sep 1815, to Ann ROBINSON; she was at Meeting Street, Wednesbury, Staffordshire, 1871 Census, aged 71, with her son-in-law William MOORE.
James and Ann had issue:
1. Charles BAMFORD, born at Wednesbury, Staffordshire, about 1818; he was aged 20+, Brass Mix Drawer, with his parents, 1841 Census; he went into business as a provision Merchant in Wolverhampton, about 1841, with his brother Edwin; they carried on this business in Birmingham (1858-1861); he was at 5 Jennens Row, Birmingham St Peter, 1861 Census, aged 42, Auctioneer, with his first wife, four children and his mother-in-law Ann BAMFORD (aged 60, born at Atherstone, Staffordshire)Charles went to Liverpool in 1871; he was at Brookhurst House, Bromborough, Cheshire, 1881 Census, aged 62, Provision Merchant, with his second wife Hannah and four children; the firm of BAMFORD, NASH and BAMFORD, Provision Merchants, of 20-26 Cheapside, Liverpool, was dissolved by mutual consent on 2 April 1887, the firm to be carried on by Charles BAMFORD "... in partnership with Mr John NASH and Mr Arthur J.J. BAMFORD under the sign of BAMFORD, NASH and BAMFORD, at the same address" [London Gazette, 8 April]; at Brookhurst, Bamborough, 1889-90, with counting house and warehouse at 24 Cheapside, Exchange Ward, Liverpool [Electoral Registers, Liverpool], together with his son Arthur (same residential address) and John NASH (of 56 Park Road South, Birkenhead); Charles died in January 1891; by his will, proved in Chester, his personal estate was valued at under £60,000, and he bequeathed to his son Arthur "... the residence at Bromborough for life; the Misterton Estate, Leicestershire; the property situate in West Street, New York; the silver, lead and zinc mines at Lancaster (Pennsylvania) and Galena (Illinois.), and the silver mines near Denver (Colorado); and also the residue of the estate," and "... the Llanrhaiadr estate of 14,000 acres and a hall in trust for his two daughters, Mrs H.M. WILLIAMSON and Mrs S.J. WARING Junior" [Cheshire Observer, 14 February 1891]; by his first wife Elena, he had issue:
     a. Charles S. BAMFORD, born at Wednesbury, about 1847; aged 3, with his parents, 1851 Census; aged 13, Scholar, with his father, 1861 Census.
     b. Eleanor BAMFORD, born at King's Heath, about 1849; aged 1, with her parents, 1851 Census
Charles married secondly, Hannah Clifford YERL (born at Butterhill, Staffordshire, about 1830, daughter of John YERL and Mary CLIFFORD); by her he had further issue:
     c. Samuel BAMFORD, born at King's Heath, Worcestershire, about 1853; aged 7, with his parents, 1861 Census.
     d. Hannah Maria BAMFORD, born at King's Heath, about 1855; aged 5, with her parents, 1861 Census; aged 25, with her parents, 1881 Census, together with her husband and two young children; she married Thomas WILLIAMS, with issue.
     e. Arthur John Jones BAMFORD, born at King's Heath, about 1857. See [D] below.
     f. Eleanor Caroline BAMFORD, born at 440 West 44th Street, Manhattan, New York, 19 March 1868, and baptised there on 29 March by the Pastor of the Shepherds Flock Chapel; aged 13, with her parents, 1881 census; she died on 28 April 1941; she was married to Hon. Samuel James WARING; with issue:
          i. Samuel Arthur Bamford WARING, born in 1892; died in 1911.
          ii. Eleanor Gladys WARING, born in 1894; died in 1987; later the Baroness CRITCHLEY-WARING.
2. Edwin BAMFORD, born in 1825; at Raby Hall, Raby, Cheshire, 1881 Census, aged 58, Provision Merchant, with his wife, two children and visitor Sarah Blanch MOORE (aged 19, born at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire); Edwin died in 1894; he was married at Wirral, March quarter 1853 [Volume 8a, Page 537] to Elizabeth EVASON, with issue:
     a. Edwin BAMFORD, born at Wolverhampton, about 1855; a Clerk in Holy Orders; he was at the Vicarage, Temple Guiting, Gloucester, 1881 Census, aged 26, Vicar of the parish, with wife and two daughters; he died at Cricklade House, Andover, Hampshire, 25 April 1897; he was married at Bourton-on-the-Water, 24 July 1877, to Frances Elizabeth MOORE (daughter of John MOORE, Surgeon); they had issue:
          i. Evelyn Nora BAMFORD, baptised at Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, 15 May 1878; aged 2, with her parents, 1881 Census; she died in 1949.
          ii. Frances Mary BAMFORD, baptised at Bourton-on-the-Water, 3 October 1880; aged 6 months, with her parents, 1881 Census.
     b. John Evason BAMFORD, born at Wolverhampton, March quarter 1856 [Volume 6b, Page 402].
     c. William Evason BAMFORD, born at Wolverhampton, December quarter 1857 [Volume 6b, page 333].
     d, Mary Elizabeth BAMFORD, born at Wolverhampton, March quarter 1859 [Volume 6b, Page 409].
     e. Elizabeth A. BAMFORD.
     f. Alfred Charles BAMFORD, born at Penkridge, June quarter 1864 [Volume 6b, Page 399].
     g. Henry Samuel BAMFORD, born at Penkridge, June quarter 1865 [Volume 6b, Page 434]
     h. Emma Jane BAMFORD, born at Penkridge, september quarter 1867 [Volume 6b, Page 420].
3. Sophia BAMFORD, born in 1836; she was married to William MOORE, with issue.
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KENT FAMILY OF DRAYTON, STAFFORDSHIRE.

Thomas KENT, born in Staffordshire about 1786; he was at Drayton, near Penkridge, Staffordshire, 1841 Census, aged 50+, Farmer, with his four children; he died at Penkridge, June quarter 1846, aged 60 years [Volume 17, Page 99]; he was married with issue:
1. Anne KENT, eldest daughter; married at Penkridge, 21 March 1837, to Mr Thomas COPE, of Park Gate [Wolverhampton Chronicle, 29 March].
2. Sarah KENT, born in Staffordshire, about 1819; she was aged 20+, with her father, 1841 Census; in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., 1850 Census, with her brother-in-law Thomas NASH; she died in or before 1861; she was married at St Luke's, Cannock, Staffordshire, 6 August 1855, as his second wife, Edward COPE, Draper in Cannock, the widower of Sarah WILLIAMS.
3. Dorothy KENT, born about 1822; she died at Drayton, near Penkridge, 18 September 1839, aged 17 [Wolverhampton Chronicle, 2 October].
4. Mary KENT, born Staffordshire, about 1824; she was aged 15+, with her father, 1841 Census; she married Thomas NASH of Baltimore. See next below.
5. Fanny KENT, born Staffordshire, 19 May 1826; she was aged 14, with her father, 1841 Census; aged 23, at Baltimore, U.S., 1850 Census, with her brother-in-law Thomas NASH; she died at Denver, Colorado, 5 May 1899, and was buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver; she was married to George NASH, a younger brother of Thomas NASH.
6. Thomas KENT, born in Staffordshire about 1828; aged 12, with his father, 1841 Census; he was in partnership with his brother-in-law Thomas NASH, in Chicago City, 1863-64, as Pork Packing House, north side of 22nd Street between Michigan and Indiana Avenues, his house in Indiana Avenue, corner of 22nd Street; he was married, at the Methodist Episcopal Church, Mulberry Street, New York, 16 May 1855, to Virginia Josephine CARTER, daughter of Warren CARTER, Esq, of New York, U.S. [Staffordshire Advertiser, 2 June 1855].
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THE NASH FAMILY OF WORCESTERSHIRE.

William NASH, baptized at Stoke Prior, 17 February 1704, son of Thomas NASH (buried at Hanbury, Worcestershire, 9 November 1747) and his wife Mary (buried at Hanbury, 8 September 1744); of Causeway Meadows, Dodderhill parish, Worcestershire; he died on 8 August 1772, and was buried at Hanbury, aged 68 [Monumental Inscription]; his will, dated 7 October 1771, was proved at Worcester, 17 October 1772; he was married by License, at Dodderhill, 13 November 1737, to Diana HADON; she died at Stock and Bradley, 25 February 1789, and was buried at Hanbury, 4 March 1789, aged 71; her will, dated 26 October 1787, was proved at Worcester, 23 February 1790; they had issue:
1. Mary NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 27 August 1738; buried at Hanbury, 1 May 1740.
2. Diana NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 23 March 1745; married Samuel SANDERS; with issue:
     a. Diana SANDERS.
3. Betty NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 5 June 1748; buried at Hanbury, 23 September 1750.
4. Molly NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 21 September 1750; married James WHITEHOUSE; with issue:
     a. Diana WHITEHOUSE.
5. William NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 5 February 1758.
6. Joseph NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 19 September 1762; of Causeway Meadows; died on 21 June 1808, and was buried at Hanbury, 24 June 1808, aged 47 [M.I.]; he was married to Sarah TIMMINGS; with issue:
     a. William NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 4 August 1785.
     b. Joseph NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 22 September 1787; went to Wexford, Ireland; married Ann BRADLY.
     c. Humphry NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 16 July 1789.
     d. Samuel NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 5 April 1791. See next below.
     e. Sarah NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 11 June 1793; she married firstly, BRADLY; she married secondly, Thomas ASTON.
     f. Diana NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 18 October 1795; she married John PRITCHARD of Stourbridge; they had issue:
          i. Sarah PRITCHARD.
          ii. Diana PRITCHARD.
          iii. Emma PRITCHARD.
          iv. Annie PRITCHARD.
          v. Helen PRITCHARD; she married her cousin Samuel NASH.
     g. John Timmings NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 22 May 1798; he died on 5 August 1810, and was buried at Hanbury, 8 August, aged 22..
     h. Richard NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 13 September 1800; he was buried at Hanbury, 27 June 1807.
     j. Elizabeth NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 12 July 1803.
7. John NASH; mentioned in his father's will, 1771.
8. Humphry NASH; mentioned in his father's will, 1771.
9. Thomas NASH; mentioned in his father's will, 1771.

Samuel NASH; of Causeway Meadows, parish of Dodderhill, Worcestershire; he died at Haselor, 6 March 1850, and was buried at Cropthorne, aged 58 [M.I.]; he was married by License at Inkberrow, Worcestershire, 16 October 1817, to Ann PRESTON (daughter of Richard and Ann PRESTON, of Rush Farm, Inkberrow); she died at Marton-under-Hill, 10 December 1882, and was buried at Cropthorne, aged 83 [M.I.].
Samuel and Ann had issue, all born at Causeway Meadows, Droitwich:
1. Richard Preston NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 11 August 1818; at Rush Farm, Inkberrow, 1841 Census, aged 20+, with his PRESTON grandparents; at Rush Farm, 1851 Census, aged 32, Farmer, with his PRESTON grandmother; he died on 29 August 1892, and was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Chicago; he married Prudence ARTHARS, daughter of Edward ARTHARS of Gaton, Staffordshire; she died in Chicago, 4 September 1885, and was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery; they had issue five children.
2. Joseph NASH, born 15 January 1820, and baptised at Dodderhill, 22 January; he died in Chicago on 24 April 1888, and was buried in Oak Woods Cemetery; he married Elizabeth Ellen SHERWOOD (born at Killenure, County Wicklow, 26 May 1831, daughter of William SHERWOOD of Ireland); she died in Chicago, 22 January 1909; with issue nine children, including:
     a. Annie Alice NASH, born at Evesham, Worcestershire, 30 November 1850; died at Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, 17 January 1931, and was buried at Alton Cemetery; she married James Magnus RYRIE (1852-1913).
     b. Charlotte Abigail NASH, born in Missouri, U.S., 11 August 1863; died in Manhattan, New York, 26 July 1902, and was buried in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago; she married William Steel ARMOUR.
     c. Samuel S. NASH, born on 10 March 1868; he died at Colma, Mexico, 29 January 1910 [M.I., Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago].
3. Sarah NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 17 September 1821; she died on 17 October 1864, and was buried in the Church of England Cemetery, Birmingham; she married John ADAMS; he died in Birmingham, 11 January 1873; with issue two children.
4. Samuel NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 6 September 1823; aged 27, 1840 U.S. Census, aged 27, Merchant, with his brother Thomas; he was at Baltimore, U.S., 1860 Census, aged 37, Provision Dealer, with his wife Helen (aged 24, born England) and their son Samuel J. NASH (aged 9 months, born in Maryland); Samuel Senior died in 1876; he was married at Stourbridge, 7 August 1855, to his cousin Helen PRITCHARD (daughter of John PRITCHARD of Stourbridge - see above); they had issue five children.
5. Thomas NASH, born 5 May 1824, and baptised at Dodderhill, 13 May; at Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., 1850 Census, aged 26, Farmer, with his wife, brother Samuel, and sisters-in-law Sarah and Fanny KENT; Meat Packer, Chicago City, 1857, from Baltimore, and renting premises owned by Henry MILWARD; he had two packing houses and a slaughter house, occupying 2.5 acres, using them chiefly for singeing and curing pork meat for the English market; he cut up 11,200 hogs in 1861 (6.9% of all hogs killed that year in Chicago City), and 21,000 on 1862; he was residing at the Corner of Indiana Avenue and 22nd Street in 1863-64, his firm of Thomas NASH and Co, packing house on the north side of 22nd Street between Michigan and Indiana Avenues (in business with his brother-in-law Thomas KENT); Thomas died at Bradley Green, Worcestershire, 30 May 1866; he was married at St Mary's, Penkridge, Staffordshire, 26 June 1849, to Mary KENT (daughter of Thomas KENT, of Drayton, near Penkridge, Staffordshire, Farmer); she was at Chicago, 1880 Census, Keeping House, with three children; she died at Bradley, Worcestershire, 26 September 1886, and was buried at Llanrhaiadr, Denbighshire, Wales, aged 62; they had issue:
     a. Charlotte NASH, born in Baltimore, 2 April 1850, and baptized at Christ Church, Chase and St Paul Streets, 4 June.
     b. Arthur NASH, born in Maryland, 24 March 1852; aged 28, with his mother, 1880 Census; he died in 1880.
     c. Anne NASH, born in Baltimore, Maryland, 1854; she married Arthur John Jones BAMFORD. See [D] below.
     d. Walter NASH, born in Illinois, about 1858; aged 21, with his mother, 1880 Census; he died oat Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales, 27 March 1910.
     e. Mary Kent NASH, born in Illinois, about 1860; aged 19, with her mother, 1880 Census.
     f. a sixth child - mentioned in the family pedigree published in The Pedigree Register, December 1909, at pages 308 et seq.
6. Anne NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 27 July 1825; died at Feckenham, 21 April 1896, and buried at Inkberrow; she married Richard JACKSON, of Clackheaton, Yorkshire; with issue three children.
7. Dianna NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 31 October 1826; she died on 7 August 1869, and was buried at Birmingham; she married John ELLS of Rowington, Warwickshire; he died on 21 August 1881, aged 57, and was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Chicago; with issue three children.
8. Edith NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 29 February 1828; she was at Rush Farm, Inkberrow, 1841 Census, aged 12, with her PRESTON grandparents; she died at Southsea, Hampshire, 22 April 1898, and was buried at Inkberrow; she married Thomas HOLT, of Holberrow Green; he died at Birkenhead, 12 January 1892, and was buried at Inkberrow, aged 54; with issue six children.
9. Elizabeth NASH born 29 January 1830, and, baptised at Dodderhill, 4 February; she died at Denver, Colorado, on 16 October 1910, and was buried in her brother George's Family Mausoleum, Fairmount Cemetery; she was married at Inkberrow, 26 December 1861, as his third wife, to Edward COPE (son of Thomas COPE of Penkridge, Staffordshire - and widower of Sarah WILLIAMS and of Sarah KENT); Edward died in Melbourne, Victoria, 13 October 1871, late M.L.A. in the Victorian Parliament; without issue.
10. George NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 29 May 1832; at Rush Farm, Inkberrow, 1841 Census, aged 9, with his PRESTON grandparents; of Denver, Colorado, U.S.; he died in Denver, 24 February 1910, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, [Private Family Mausoleum, Block 3, Lot 93]; he married Fanny KENT, daughter of Thomas KENT of Penkridge; she died in Denver on 5 May 1899, aged 72, and was buried at Fairmount Cemetery; with issue three children, probably including:
     a. Virginia NASH, born in 1861; died in Denver, December 1918, and was buried in the Private NASH Family Mausoleum in Fairmount Cemetery.
11. Mary NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 21 February 1834; she died in 1911; she married David Hyde FORBES, of Chicago; he died on 28 April 1873, and was buried in Brighton, Sussex; with issue five children.
12. Humphry NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 21 February 1835; he died in Victoria, Australia, in 1886.
13. Charlotte NASH, baptised at Dodderhill, 20 June 1836; at Rush Farm, Inkberrow, 1841 Census, aged 5, with her PRESTON grandparents; at Rush Farm, 1851 Census, aged 14, Scholar, with her PRESTON grandmother; she died in Melbourne, Victoria, 3 November 1908; she married, at Bradley Green, 5 October 1864, Alfred COPE (son of Thomas COPE of Penkridge); Alfred was of Drayton, Victoria; with issue five children.
14. John H. NASH, born at Dodderhill, 21 October 1837; he was at Hyde Park, Cook County, Illinois, 1870 Census, aged 33, Pork Packer, with his wife, three children and Mary NASH (aged 16, born in England); he was at Nash's Cottages, Salford Priors, Warwickshire, 1881 Census, aged 43, Farmer, with his wife and five children; in 1891, he was in partnership with Charles BAMFORD and his son Arthur, as Provision Merchants in Liverpool (Arthur was married to John's niece Anne NASH); at 56 Park Road South, Birkenhead, 1889-90, with counting house and warehouse at 24 Cheapside, Exchange Ward, Liverpool [Electoral Registers, Liverpool], together with Charles and Arthur BAMFORD (of Brookhurst, Bamborough); John was at 56 Park Road South, Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1891 Census, aged 53, Provision Dealer, with his wife and eight children; at Euclid Street, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1900 Census, Vice President Provision Company, with his wife and nine children (of  twelve); he was at Cleveland, Ohio, 1910 Census, aged 72, Packer Meats, with his wife and four children; he died in 1910; he was married at Bengeworth, 7 August 1862, to Winifred FOWLER (born at Evesham, 26 August 1841, daughter of Henry FOWLER of Evesham, Worcestershire); with issue, fifteen children, including:
     a. Henry NASH, born in Illinois, about 1862; aged 7, with his parents, 1870 Census.
     b. Elizabeth A. NASH, born in Illinois, March 1865; aged 5, with her parents, 1870 Census; aged 16, with her parents, 1881 Census.
     c. Winifred NASH, born at Illinois, August 1868; aged 1, with her parents, 1870 Census.
     d. William NASH, born in Illinois, October 1870; with his parents, 1900; with his parents, 1900 Census, Assistant Superintendent, Provision Company.
     e. Samuel T. NASH, born at Salford Priors, April 1876, a twin; aged 5, with his parents, 1881 Census with his parents, 1900 Census, Assistant Superintendent, Provision Company; aged 34, with his parents, Superintendent, Meat Packing Company, 1910 Census.
     f. Richard Preston NASH, born at Salford Priors, 9 April 1876, the other twin; aged 5, with his parents, 1881 Census; with his parents, 1900 Census, Foreman, Provision Company; aged 34, with his parents, Superintendent, Meat Packing Company, 1910 Census; Major, 158th Field Artillery, U.S. Army, in France, 1918.
     g. John NASH, born at Salford Priors, about 1878; aged 3, with his parents, 1881 Census.
     h. Annie NASH, born in England, January 1880; aged 1, with her parents, 1881 Census; with her parents, 1900 Census.
     j. Margaret NASH, born in England, September 1881; with her parents, 1900 Census; aged 29, with her parents, 1910 Census.,
     k. Humphry L. NASH, born in England, March 1884; at School, with his parents, 1900 Census,
     l. Thomas H. NASH, born in England, December 1885; with his parents, 1900 Census; aged 25, Clerk Meat Company, with his parents, 1910 Census.
15.Emma NASH, born in 1839; died in 1840.
16. William NASH, born 1840; died 1840.
17. William Preston NASH, baptized at Dodderhill, 10 October 1841 1841; at Rush Farm, 1851 Census, aged 9, with his PRESTON grandmother; he died in Chicago in 1898; he married Hattie Frances BONIFACE; she died on 6 September 1876, aged 33; with issue six children including:
     a. Hattie Florence NASH, baptised at Dalson St Philip, County Middlesex, 21 July 1869.
     b. Evelyn Martha NASH, baptised at Dalson St Philip, County Middlesex, 21 July 1869.
     c. Lillian Anne NASH, baptised at Dalson St Philip, County Middlesex, 21 July 1869.
     d. Gertrude Boniface NASH, baptised at Croydon St Luke, Surrey, 1 October 1872.
     e. Mabel Elizabeth NASH, baptised at Croydon St Luke, Surrey, 6 September 1876.
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FAMILY OF ARTHUR JOHN J. NASH AND ANNE NASH.

[D] Arthur John Jones BAMFORD, born at King's Heath, 25 April 1857; he was aged 3, with his parents, 1861 Census; at Brookhurst House, Bromborough, Cheshire, 1881 Census, aged 23, with his wife and son, residing with his parents; Liverpool College; he was admitted Pensioner, Christ Church College, Cambridge, 2 April 1875, matriculated Michaelmas Term; initiated into Royal Denbigh Lodge, Freemason, on 23 April 1885; at Brookhurst, Bromborough, 1889-90, with counting house and warehouse at 24 Cheapside, Exchange Ward, Liverpool [Electoral Registers, Liverpool], together with his father Charles (same residential address) and John NASH (residing at 56 Park Road South, Birkenhead); a Director of The Cheshire Salt Corporation, Ltd, June 1890; of the Liverpool City Council, February 1891, when he inherited, under his father's will, "... the residence at Bromborough for life; the Misterton Estate, Leicestershire; the property situate in West Street, New York; the silver, lead and zinc mines at Lancaster (Pennsylvania) and Galena (Illinois.), and the silver mines near Denver (Colorado); and also the residue of the estate... As Mr A.J.J. BAMFORD now becomes the lord of the manor of Misterton - 3,000 acres and a hall - and also patron of the living of Misterton, which according to the Clergy List is of the value of £530 per annum, it is presumed that he will choose that place for his residence" [Cheshire Observer, 14 February]; Arthur died at Old Croft, Russell Road, Rhyl, Flintshire, 3 November 1894; his will, dated 1 August 1894, appointing his wife Anne BAMFORD as the sole executrix and beneficiary, was proved at St Asaph's, 25 February 1895, Estate valued at £18,536 13s 2d, and was abstracted in Lancaster, Pennsylvania [Will Book Q, Volume 2], and endorsed on8 June by the Commissary Clerk Edinburgh.
Arthur was married in the parish church of Salford, Warwickshire, 15 October 1879, to Anne NASH (aged 25, eldest daughter of Thomas NASH, Merchant, of Worcester); she was born in Baltimore, Maryland, US, a British Subject; she married secondly, at St Mary's, Bryanston Square, St Marylebone, 9 August 1906, to Harold Henry BROOKE (a younger son of the Rev Baron HAWKE of Towton); she died at Bathafarn Hall, Ruthin, Denbighshire, 6 August 1912
Arthur and Anne had issue:
     a. Charles Arthur BAMFORD, born at Bromborough, Cheshire, 27 July 1880, and baptized there, 5 September. See [E] below.
     b. Edwin Scott BAMFORD, born 23 April 1886, and baptised at Bromborough, 7 May.
     c. Anne Nash BAMFORD, baptised at Bromborough, 29 July 1888.
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GREGG FAMILY IN CHESTER.

Robert GREGG, born about 1781; Labourer; he was buried at St Mary-on-the-Hill, Chester, 23 January 1839, aged 57; he was married at Chester, 13 December 1812, to Ann WILLIAMS; she was at Handbridge, St Mary on the Hill, 1841 Census, aged 45+, with her five children; they had issue:
1. John GREGG, born about 1819; aged 20+, Plasterer, with his mother, 1841 Census.
2. Robert GREGG, born in Chester St Mary, about 1822 (and possibly baptised at St Mary's on the Hill, Chester, 2 April 1823, son of Robert and Ann GREGG, of Handbridge); General Dealer, Bridge Street, Chester, 1851, 1854; he was at Bridge Street, Chester, 1861 Census, aged 37, Smallware Dealer and Rope Maker, with his wife, two children, and step-son Matthew EATON (aged 18, born Manchester); returned as a member of the Chester Corporation, for St Mary's Ward, 1 November 1862 (and returned again in 1865, 1868, 1871 and 1874); Sheriff of Chester, 1869-70; Robert was at Chester St Oswald, 1871 Census, aged 48, General Dealer, with his wife Mary Ann and his two children; Mayor of Chester, 1873; he was returned again for St Mary's Ward, Chester Corporation, 1 November 1880 (and chosen Alderman on 9 November); he was at Stanley Place, Chester, 1881 Census, aged 57, Gentleman, with second wife Sarah Ann (aged 55, born Chester); he died on 30 April 1889, aged 67, "... at the residence of his son-in-law, 5 Kingsmead Road, Oxton" [Cheshire Observer, 4 May]; his will was proved at Chester, 13 July 1889, effects valued at £37,080 8s 5d.
Robert was married firstly, at Chester St Peter, 6 October, to Mary Ann EATON, Widow (daughter of John CLAYTON, Warehouseman) - registered at Great Boughton, Cheshire, December quarter 1850 [Volume 19, Paged 61]; she was recorded as born about 1817, either in Manchester (1861) or in Keightly, Yorkshire (1871); she had married firstly, at St George Chapel, Hulme, Manchester, 1 August 1841, to Henry EATON, Salesman (her father John CLAYTON, Traveller, witnessed by Hannah -X- CLAYTON and Edmund EATON) - Henry EATON, Smallware Manufacturer, died at Bridge Street, Chester, 1 September 1849, late of Manchester [Manchester Courier, 1 September]; Mary Ann GREGG died at Chester, June quarter 1875, aged 56 [Volume 8a, Page.261]; Robert appears to have married secondly, Sarah Ann (born in Chester, about 1825).
Robert and Mary Ann had issue:
     a. Alfred GREGG, baptised at Chester St Peter, 23 November 1851, of Bridge Street; aged 19, with his father, 1871 Census.
     b. Anne Eliza GREGG, baptised at Chester St Peter, 29 October 1854, of Bridge Street; aged 16, with her father, 1871 Census; aged 26, with her parents, 1881 Census, and with her future husband Francis J.B. KREITMAIR there as a visitor (see next below).
3. William GREGG, born about 1826; aged 14, Labourer, with his mother, 1841 Census.
4. Hannah GREGG, born about 1829; aged 11, with her mother, 1841 Census.
5. Thomas GREGG, born about 1831; aged 9, with his mother, 1841 Census.
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KREITMAIR FAMILY OF BAVARIA AND LANCASHIRE.

Charles Joseph Benedict KREITMAIR, born in Bavaria, about 1819 (son of Benedict KREITMAIR, Lawyer); Charles was in England by March 1844, when he attended a Grand Fancy Dress Ball in Aid of the Public Charities, dressed in "... an elegant red hussar uniform with silver pouch; very commanding" [Liverpool Mercury, 29 March]; in September 1844 he was the Head Clerk in Mr Von DADLEZER's firm in Liverpool [London Morning Post, 4 September]; in February 1852, an employe of Messrs Von DADELSZEN and KREITMAIR, Fruit Merchants, of Harrington Street, Liverpool, was charged with embezzlement causing financial difficulties for the firm [Liverpool Mercury, 17 February]; Charles's partnership with Ed. V. DADELSZEN, as Commission Merchants in Liverpool, was dissolved on 24 June 1851 [Perry's Bankrupt and Insolvent Gazette, 24 July]; Charles was at Childer Thornton, Cheshire, 1861 Census, aged 41, General Merchant, with his wife Ellen, three children, and his niece Wilhelmine HAMLEIN (aged 17, born Bavaria); Mr and Mrs KREITMAIR arrived at the Royal Pier Hotel, Isle of Wight, May 1868 [Isle of Wight Observer, 30 May]; he made his will on 16 October 1869, citing a Marriage Settlement dated 14 March 1864, made between him and Ellen Scott LAMB, Spinster, and naming their two daughters (Louisa Caroline and Anne Ellin) and three sons (Frederick Augustus, Francis Joseph and Charles Albert), which is the will (without codicil) that was proved in December 1887; Charles was at Childer Thornton, 1871 Census, aged 57, Cotton Broker, with wife and three children; his partnership with Joseph MORRISON, as Cotton Merchants in Liverpool, was dissolved on 23 May 1871 [Huddersfield Chronicle, 27 May]; Charles was at Stockport Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, 1881 Census, aged 61, Merchant, with his wife and two children; he died at Altrincham on 23 May 1887, aged 67 [Volume 8a, Page 123], formerly of the City of Liverpool, but late of Altrincham, Cheshire [Probate Calendar], his effects valued at £1,292 10s.
Charles was married at Christ Church, St Pancras, London, 6 March 1864, to Ellen Scott LAMB (who already had children by him, as her birth details in the 1861 Census match exactly those in 1871 and 1881 - she was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, about 1826); she was at Clifton Crescent, Birkenhead, 1851 Census, as Ellen Scott BENEDICT, aged 24, Gentlewoman, with her son Charles Henry, both lodging with Diana FORNEC, Widow, Lodging House Keeper and her daughter, along with another lodger and a nursemaid; Ellen died at Birkenhead, September quarter 1889, aged 62 [Volume 8a, Page 326].
Charles and Ellen had issue (the five eldest surviving children were all baptised at Haughton-cum-Grange, Chester, 26 May 1873, all of Birkenhead):
1. Charles Henry Benedict KREITMAIR, born about 1849; as Charles Henry BENEDICT, aged 10 months, with his mother, 1851 Census; he was buried at East Ham, Cheshire, 10 July 1854, aged 4 years.
2. Frederick Augustus Benedict KREITMAIR, born at Birkenhead in 1851, and registered at Wirral, September quarter [Volume 8a, Page 389]; aged 19, Cotton Broker's Apprentice, with his parents, 1871 Census; named in his father's will (dated October 1869); he died at Birkenhead, December quarter 1876 [Volume 8a, Page 316], aged 24, and was buried at East Ham, 24 October, Cheshire, late of Oxton.
3. Francis Joseph Benedict KREITMAIR, born at Birkenhead, about 1853; aged 17, Merchant's Apprentice, with his parents, 1871 Census; named in his father's will; aged 27, Cotton Salesman, 1881 Census, as a visitor to the household of his future father-in-law Robert GREGG (and his wife Sarah and two children, including Annie ElizaFrancis's future wife); at 95 Hartington Road, Walton-on-the-Hill, October 1883, a Cotton Salesman; at 5 Kingsmead Road, Oxton, Birkenhead, Apr 1889, when his wife acquired one third-part of her late father's shares in the Great Western Railway Company (valued at £1,000); Francis was at Firdene Noctorum, Birkenhead, 1911 Census, aged 57, Cotton Broker and Merchant, with his wife and two daughters; he died on 16 February 1920, and probate was granted at Chester to Ann Eliza KREITMAIR, the Widow, Effects valued at £48,827 17s 11d; he was married at St Thomas's Church, Chester, 2 August 1882 [Volume 8a, Page 551] to Annie Eliza GREGG; (only daughter of Robert GREGG, Esq, of Stanley Place, Chester - see above); she died at Dowstone Road, Helwall, Wirral, 6 March 1937; Frederick and Annie had issue:
     a. Dorothy Helen KREITMAIR, baptised at Walton-on-the-Hill, District of st Bede's, Lncashire, 20 October 1883, registered at Toxteth Park [Volume 8b, Page 169]; aged 17, with her aunt Annie, 1901 Census; she married Charles Arthur BAMFORD. See [E] below.
     b. Mary Freidley (or Freida) Louise KREITMAIR, born in Liverpool, September quarter 1884 [Toxteth Park, Volume 8b, Paged 287]; aged 26, with her parents, 1911 Census; she was married at Birkenhead, June quarter 1915, to Reginald W. WARD.
     c. Ruth Annie KREITMAIR, born at Oxton, Cheshire, 7 December 1888; aged 12, with her aunt Annie, 1901 Census; aged 22, with her parents, 1911 Census; she was residing in The Cottage, Portnoo, County Donegal, when she sailed to Teneriffe, Canary Islands, by the M.S. Venus, in a First Class cabin, and on an Eire Passport; she died at High Pastures Nursing Home, Deganwy, Gwynedd, Wales, 9 May 1985, leaving an estate valued at £54,708.
4. Louisa Caroline KREITMAIR, born at Eastham, Cheshire, March quarter 1855 [indexed as KREITMAN, Wirral, Volume 8a, Page 375]; aged 6, with her parents, 1861 Census; named in her father's will; she was buried at Christ Church, Timperley in Bowdon, Cheshire, 24 October 1876, aged 24 years, late of Altrincham.
5. Annie Ellen Benedicta KREITMAIR, born at Childer Thornton, 7 October 1857 [1939 Register], and registered at Wirral [Volume 8a, Page 337], a twin; aged 3, with her parents, 1861 Census; aged 13, scholar, with her parents, 1871 Census; named in her father's will; aged 23, with her parents, 1881 Census; she was at 11 Barnard Road, Birkenhead, 1901 Census, aged 43, Unmarried, with her two nieces Dorothy and Ruth; living in 1939.
6. Charles Albert KREITMAIR, born at Childer Thornton, December quarter 1857 [Wirral, Volume 8a, Page 337], the other twin; aged 3, with his parents, 1861 Census; aged 23, Merchant's Clerk, with his parents, 1881 Census; named in his father's will.
7. George Edward KREITMAIR, born at Wirral, December quarter 1865 [Volume 8a, Page 358]; he died at Thornton House, Hooton, 11 April 1866, an infant [Daily Post, 13 April].
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FAMILY OF CHARLES ARTHUR BAMFORD AND ANNIE ELIZA KREITMAIR.

[E] Charles Arthur BAMFORD; aged 7 months, with his parents and grandparents, 1881 Census; he was at Llanfair and Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire, 1911 Census, aged 30, Lieutenant R. Pay, 3rd Leicestershire Regiment, with his wife and two children; he died suddenly at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 20 May 1944; he was married in 1908 to Dorothy Helen KREITMAIR; she was residing at 14 Laxford House, Ebury Street, London S.W., in January 1959; she died at Westminster, 12 February 1959; they had issue:
1. Dorothy Ann BAMFORD, born at Leicester, about 1908; aged 2, with her parents, 1911 Census.
2. Charles Francis Kreitmair BAMFORD, born at Leicester, 19 February 1910; aged 1, with his parents, 1911 Census; he died at Bromsgrove, Worcesteshire, 19 October 1960, leaving an estate valued at £48,820; he married Betty HOLLOWAY, with issue.
3. Helen Patricia BAMFORD, born September 1920; she died in 2005; she was married to Dr Angus Fraser ALEXANDER, M.B., F.R.C.S. (Edin) - see above; with issue.
4. Arthur Ingram BAMFORD, born about 1922; in January 1959, he was engaged to be married to Peta Margaret ANDERSON, of Bournemouth, only child of Dr Peter Thomas ANDERSON (killed on active service) and the late Mrs ANDERSON [The Times, 21 January].

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By way of explanation, I did this this research recently, in my spare time, for a friend who is only now just finding out that he may be a descendant of the above family groups.

Chris PIGOTT, Potts Point, N.S.W.
cgpigott@yahoo.com.au